Thursday, December 05, 2019

Lamar R-1 Board accepts head football coach Scott Bailey's resignation

The Lamar R-1 Board of Education officially accepted the resignation of head football coach Scott Bailey during a special board meeting Wednesday afternoon, the Lamar Democrat reports.

Bailey had already resigned as athletic director, but will continue in that position until the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

The board also accepted the resignation of middle school football coach Iver Johnson. Johnson will continue to teach in the district.

Bailey, a Lamar High School graduate and former Pittsburg State University football player, guided the Tigers for 14 years, including a national record seven consecutive state championships between 2011-2017.


The first signing for The Buck Starts Here: Harry S. Truman and the City of Lamar will be held tonight (Thursday, December 5) from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Mary K. Finley Library in Lamar.
The book is also available at the Lamar Democrat office and can be purchased online in paperback or as an e-book from Amazon at the links below.

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